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Ray Bradbury

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  • Intersections: Ray Bradbury's Glendale ties will remain long after his death

    Intersections: Ray Bradbury's Glendale ties will remain long after his death
    For 10 years, Ray Bradbury signed books, celebrated his birthdays and drew large crowds to the Mystery and Imagination Bookshop owned by his friends Christine and Malcolm Bell in downtown Glendale. It is here that Bradbury — best known for his...
  • Summertime, and the reading is easy

    Summertime, and the reading is easy
    What are your summer plans? Plenty of people prefer some quiet, idle time in a hammock or lounging beside the body of water of their choice. And what better time to relax with a good book? Here is a selection of books to keep you occupied no matter...
  • Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer

    Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer
    You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...
  • World Book Night 2013, featuring James Patterson and Ann Patchett

    World Book Night 2013, featuring James Patterson and Ann Patchett
    World Book Night is coming to the U.S. in 2013 with the imprimatur of James Patterson and Ann Patchett. The bestselling authors are serving as honorary chairs for the single-day book giveaway in which half a million books will be distributed for free....
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • The thwack of the bat

    The thwack of the bat
    Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds. In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...
  • Henry Hill and mobster romance

     
    The Italian gangster in literature can at times be as romantic as the silhouette of a lone detective on a foggy London street or a sickly pale poet scribbling love verses in an attic room. There’s plenty of violence and......
  • Nora Ephron, 71, has died

     
    Nora Ephron made her mark as a film director and screenwriter, but writing books was a key part of her creative life....
  • Ann Rutherford, actress in 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 94

     
    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett’s younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney’s teenage girlfriend...
  • 30-ton book collection in Canada slated for burning

     
    It's taken Shauna Raycraft seven years to sort through just a third of the massive book collection she volunteered to distribute. Now, she's asked for help before resorting to burning them....